Ballet Friends


The “Ballet Friends” is a group of ballet supporters whose purpose is to promote interest, provide on-going volunteer support and financial assistance through special events to Missouri Ballet Theatre.

Being a member of “Ballet Friends” is a wonderful way to meet others who share your interests while supporting the arts in the community!

What better way to make friends while helping a cause you love at the same time?

“Ballet Friends” volunteer opportunities:

  • Boutique for Missouri Ballet Theatre- Help with the Boutique that accompanies major ballet productions.
  • Community Outreach- aid Missouri Ballet Theatre in being an advocate for the arts and charitable organizations increase awareness of the art form of ballet through community outreach, schedule appearances of Missouri Ballet Theatre at community events
  • Dancer Care – Adopt a Dancer programs which provide much needed support to the dancers of MBT.
  • Events – Help with events such as: The Nutcracker Parade, cocktail receptions and special fundraising events.
  • Marketing/Public Relations-Assist the Missouri Ballet Theatre with marketing/public relations for upcoming events via: Distribution of posters/postcards, Media Contacts, Ticket Sales, Playbill Ads.
  • Membership- invite your friends to become “Ballet Friends”
  • Production- Support of productions via: Wardrobe volunteers, Company/Cast meals, Ushers, Props etc.

Become a member today! Contact us today at:

Become a Donor Today
Missouri Ballet Theatre is a 501(c) (3) organization.  Your gift is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.


Your donation makes possible the presentation of classic ballets and the development of new works. Your donation also allows Missouri Ballet Theatre to continue its outreach and education pro-grams. Your membership means MBT is accessible to a wide range of audiences and will continue to develop into a valued cultural resource in the community.

Join Missouri Ballet Theatre and enjoy the following benefits:

Apprentice Circle ($10 – $74)
• Name Recognition in the season booklet for the current season
• 10% Discount on one item at the Ballet Boutique

Corps De Ballet Circle ($75 – $124)
Benefits listed above, plus:
• 10% Discount on your entire purchase at the Ballet Boutique per ballet
• Two admissions to an afternoon dress rehearsal

Demi-Soloist Circle ($125 – $274)
Benefits listed above, plus:
• Invite to pre-ballet reception opening night of “The Nutcracker”
• Four admissions to an afternoon dress rehearsal

Soloist Circle ($275 – $499)
Benefits listed above, plus:
• Pair of autographed pointe shoes from your favorite company dancer
• Six admissions to an afternoon dress rehearsal

Principal Circle ($500 – $999)
Benefits listed above, plus:
• Invitations to watch a studio rehearsal and have a light lunch for four

Patron Circle ($1,000 – $2,499)
Benefits listed above, plus:
• DVD Package of “The Nutcracker” and “Cinderella”

Ballet Master Circle ($2,500 – $4,999)
Benefits listed above, plus:
• Banner Listing
• Backstage Tour to coincide with the ballet of your choice (up to 10 people)

Choreographer Circle ($5,000 – $9,999)
Benefits listed above, plus:
• Framed 8×10 photo of the company

Director Circle  ($10,000 – $24,000)
Benefits listed above, plus:
• 4 Tickets to the Red Shoes Gala

For more information about individual and corporate giving and its benefits, contact us at:(314) 397-7897 or via email at

Missouri Ballet Theatre thanks you for your support!

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